Investment Summary

Exits Stewart Holdings Group

On June 30, 2011, invested in test/measurement equipment company Stewart Holdings Group from CBPE Capital for 165M GBP

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Test/Measurement Equipment sector.
  • This is largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is transaction in the United Kingdom.

Investment Summary

Date 2011-06-30
Target Stewart Holdings Group
Sector Test/Measurement Equipment
Sellers(s) CBPE Capital
Deal Type Trade Sale
Deal Value 165M GBP

Target

Stewart Holdings Group

Prescot, United Kingdom
website
Stewart Group Inspection and Analysis is a global provider of inspection and analysis services to the metals, minerals, precious metals, ores and solid fuels industries. Operating for over 30 years across a global network of certified laboratories, we apply cutting edge technology to ensure accurate, timely analysis.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

CBPE Capital

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1984
PE ASSETS 1.3B GBP
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Close Brothers Private Equity (CBPE) is a private equity firm that seeks investments in mid-sized UK based businesses. Close Brothers focuses on transactions valued of between £25 million and £150 million and will consider opportunities in a variety of industries. Sectors of interest include support services (inspection testing, training/education, oil/gas services, business process outsourcing, IT, environmental services, utility services); transportation/distribution (transport infrastructure, transport services, wholesale and distribution); consumer (food/beverage, household products, media, retail); industrial (chemicals, building products, electronics/engineering, paper, packaging, aerospace/defense, automotive, capital goods); healthcare (pharmaceuticals, medical products, diagnostics); and leisure (restaurants, gaming, holiday parks, cinemas, hotels). Since 1984 CBPE was a unit of Close Brothers Group plc, a UK listed independent merchant bank and became independent in 2008. CBPE is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 17 of 38
Sector (Test/Measurement Equipment) 1 of 1
Type (Trade Sale) 5 of 5
Country (United Kingdom) 17 of 38
Year (2011) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 9 of 21
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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